Pottermore and JK Rowling Reveal More About Gilderoy Lockhart
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- He was the only child in his family with magical abilities.
- Sorted into Ravenclaw; narrowly escaped being sorted into Slytherin
- Very proud of his naturally wavy hair, Lockhart at one point established a haircare line of products
- He discovered the use of eggs from a very vicious creature. These shampoos were too dangerous to produce, so he never achieved fame in the cosmetics department
- Gilderoy Lockhart is not a pseudonym but is his real name. His mother was a very ambitious woman and encouraged him in the belief that he is a remarkable person